China & India, Not Rioting, Can Help Resolve Sri Lanka’s Economic Crisis

China & India, Not Rioting, Can Help Resolve Sri Lanka’s Economic Crisis

Sri Lanka’s descent into failed state status would destabilize all of South Asia and therefore isn’t in either China’s or India’s interests, hence the need for them to act without delay in averting this scenario, if it’s even possible at this point. Sri Lanka has been hit by deadly riots that saw the imposition of…

The American Stick Was Left Without a Carrot

The American Stick Was Left Without a Carrot

The United States has the ability to pursue broad measures to exert pressure on other countries, not only through bilateral relations, but also through controlled international organisations such as the IMF and the World Bank. Although this violates international law, it has become commonplace for practitioners of preventive diplomacy, that is, threats of subsequent punishment that…

The EU-Russia Energy Crisis. “Make Hay While Sun Shines”: Indian, Chinese Ways

The EU-Russia Energy Crisis. “Make Hay While Sun Shines”: Indian, Chinese Ways

Europe and Russia are entering a fateful competition over energy trade. Europe is diversifying its sources of energy away from Russia. Russia is racing with Europe to reduce its own dependence on the European market and substitute with a “Look East” policy that taps into the vast potentials of the Asian energy market. Washington’s hopes…

Biden’s Correct in Assessing That the Global Systemic Transition has Accelerated

Biden’s Correct in Assessing That the Global Systemic Transition has Accelerated

What all of this means is that the global systemic transition will in all likelihood become a lot bloodier and more chaotic than previously expected as the US aggressively destabilizes the world in a desperate attempt to delay its hegemonic decline and even perhaps reassert some of that same hegemony. US President Joe Biden told…

Imran Khan Has a Solid Point About India Buying Russian Oil Despite Its Ties with the US

Imran Khan Has a Solid Point About India Buying Russian Oil Despite Its Ties with the US

Relations with Russia were largely an abstract concept for those in Pakistan who were even aware of how rapidly ties had been improving in recent years, but Prime Minister Khan just made them a focal point of his campaign for immediate, free, and fair elections by explaining how they would have improved their everyday lives…